Monday, 24 June 2013

My English Garden in June - a riot of colour.

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We got off to a very slow start this summer. Everything is late and here at the cottage there has been some replanting. The gardener has had to replant his runner bean seeds because first they didn't germinate properly - owing to the cold Spring and then when they did, something ate them under the ground.  Every morning we went out to look, but nothing! Finally we gave up and planted some new seeds. As I speak on 18th June the little plants are about 3 inches up.

My Morning Glory seeds germinated and then got water-logged and cold and died so I had to buy another packet of seeds and replant them. They have just germinated - watch this space.

However! despite all that the garden is a riot of colour as you can see here. Come take a look...
The poppies, daisies and acquilegias are all in full bloom.

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Here and there some lichnis growing fast (that's the grey foliage in the bottom left hand corner of next picture).

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The bees are happy and that's the main thing!  Happy gardening peeps.

How have you found the weather has affected your garden (if you have one) so far this year?

1 comment:

DJan said...

My garden is doing fine. I am already getting sugar snap peas, and the beets are popping out of the ground already! Love your pictures, Star.